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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# point to prove

Last year
Connolly: I’ve made so-called mistakes, but I’m ready to focus on football
The forward has explained why he was keen to link up with the Ireland U21s as he looks to rejuvenate his career.
All time
Connacht's great entertainers braced for a Leinster backlash
The hosts have welcomed back a host of internationals while Andy Friend’s side are looking to continue their strong form.
'No tickets have been punched for that plane yet, so everything is to play for'
After Ireland’s shock defeat to Spain, captain Ciara Griffin says the squad are determined to give a better account of themselves against Italy.
Henshaw, Hogg, and Alun Wyn Jones out to prove points for the Lions
The trio return from injury and isolation against the Stormers on Saturday.
Message from Ireland camp clear: prove your point in European games first
Many supporters were hoping to see 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne called up.
Ben Davies fires out warning shot to Ireland ahead of Sunday's derby
Wales are seeking to bounce back after losing 3-0 to England at Wembley last night.
Paul Pogba, the €105 million wonderkid, shows the trait he is often accused of lacking - character
Since his record-breaking move to Manchester United, the France star has been faced with great expectations.
Munster's Scannell sprung into starting role to salvage frustrating season
The Cork man was only called up after Rory Best’s injury but now finds himself in the starting XV.
Toure will join a rival for £1 per week to prove Guardiola wrong, agent claims
The midfielder feels he has a point to prove after leaving Man City.
'It is tough': O'Loughlin trying to put Six Nations omission to one side
The centre starts for Leinster against Edinburgh in the Pro14 tonight.
'Concerned' Paul Redmond is still unsure about his UFC future
The featherweight is keen to fight at UFC Dublin.
Munster's meagre Six Nations representation not Leinster's problem
Blues forwards coach Jono Gibbes is not buying attempts to ramp up Saturday’s interpro as a grudge match for overlooked players.
'I thought it was easy in my first season' - Sexton hungry for trophy success
The Ireland out-half is excited about the challenge that awaits against Owen Farrell’s England at Twickenham.
5 Irish players with a point to prove against Poland
With their first competitive fixture still some distance away, players such as Shane Long will be hoping to establish themselves in Martin O’Neill’s side.
Big talk: Ferris brands English 'bad losers'
Stephen Ferris is the latest to stoke the flames ahead of Saturday’s visit to Twickenham.